Carlos Moya

Country  Spain
Residence Geneva, Switzerland
Date of birth 27 August 1976 (1976-08-27) (age 34)
Place of birth Palma, Majorca
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1995
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money $13,382,822
Singles
Career record 573–314
Career titles 20
Highest ranking No. 1 (15 March 1999)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open F (1997)
French Open W (1998)
Wimbledon 4R (2004)
US Open SF (1998)
Doubles
Career record 23–49
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 108 (29 October 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2001)

Carlos Moya has been voted one of the 50 most beautiful people.

Sponsors

His shoes and clothes are sponsored by Nike.

Racquets

Carlos Moya racquets are sponsored by Babolat.

Coach

Luis Lobo

Nick Name & Hobbies

Moya's nickname is Charlie. He does not have any idols. He follows soccer and likes listening to music and watching movies in his spare time. He bought his first car in 1995 a blue Volkswagen. Moya likes any meals prepared by his mother and his favorite breakfast cereal is toast with butter. He loves vanilla ice cream. Charles Moya's favorite music groups are U2, BonJovi, and Aerosmith. Moya's childhood dream is to be the number 1 tennis player.

Moya's closest friends are Nadal and Fernando Vicente. Carlos Moya prefers small tournaments like Umag, Buenos Aires and Bastad. Moya admires honest people who do things for others because they feel from the heart and not because of what others will say. Carlos Moya has 19 career titles to his credit.

SOCIAL COMMITMENTS

Moya does local charity work in his hometown of Mall orca and donated his prize money won in the Chennai open to Tsunami relief fund.

Records

  • He has won ATP Tour singles titles in 11 different countries: Argentina, Croatia, France, Italy, India, Mexico, Monaco, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United States.

Grand Slam record

  • Australian Open
    • Singles runner-up: 1997
    • Singles quarterfinalist: 2001
    • Doubles quarterfinalist: 2001
  • French Open
    • Singles champion: 1998
    • Singles quarterfinalist: 2003, 2004, 2007
  • US Open
    • Singles semifinalist: 1998
    • Singles quarterfinalist: 2007

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 2 (1–1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1997 Australian Open Hard Pete Sampras 2–6, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1998 French Open Clay Alex Corretja 6–3, 7–5, 6–3

Masters Series finals

Singles: 6 (3–3)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1998 Monte Carlo Clay Cedric Pioline 6–3, 6–0, 7–5
Runner-up 1999 Indian Wells Hard Mark Philippoussis 5–7, 6–4, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 2002 Monte Carlo Clay Juan Carlos Ferrero 7–5, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2002 Cincinnati Hard Lleyton Hewitt 7–5, 7–6(5)
Runner-up 2003 Miami Hard Andre Agassi 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2004 Rome Clay David Nalbandian 6–3, 6–3, 6–1

Career finals

Singles: 44 (20–24)

Wins (20)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam Tournaments (1)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (3)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (3)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (13)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Grass (0)
Clay (16)
Carpet (0)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 13 November 1995 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Felix Mantilla 6–0, 6–3
2. 19 August 1996 Umag, Croatia Clay Felix Mantilla 6–0, 7–6(4)
3. 25 August 1997 Long Island, USA Hard Patrick Rafter 6–4, 7–6(1)
4. 27 April 1998 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Cedric Pioline 6–3, 6–0, 7–5
5. 8 June 1998 French Open, Paris, France Clay Alex Corretja 6–3, 7–5, 6–3
6. 17 April 2000 Estoril, Portugal Clay Francisco Clavet 6–3, 6–2
7. 23 July 2001 Umag, Croatia (2) Clay Jerôme Golmard 6–4, 3–6, 7–6(2)
8. 4 March 2002 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Fernando Meligeni 7–6(4), 7–6(4)
9. 15 July 2002 Båstad, Sweden Clay Younes El Aynaoui 6–3, 2–6, 7–5
10. 22 July 2002 Umag, Croatia (3) Clay David Ferrer 6–2, 6–3
11. 12 August 2002 Cincinnati, USA Hard Lleyton Hewitt 7–5, 7–6(5)
12. 17 February 2003 Buenos Aires, Argentina (2) Clay Guillermo Coria 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
13. 21 April 2003 Barcelona, Spain Clay Marat Safin 5–7, 6–2, 6–2, 3–0 retired
14. 21 July 2003 Umag, Croatia (4) Clay Filippo Volandri 6–4, 3–6, 7–5
15. 5 January 2004 Chennai, India Hard Paradorn Srichaphan 6–4, 3–6, 7–6(5)
16. 1 March 2004 Acapulco, Mexico (2) Clay Fernando Verdasco 6–3, 6–0
17. 3 May 2004 Rome, Italy Clay David Nalbandian 6–3, 6–3, 6–1
18. 3 January 2005 Chennai, India (2) Hard Paradorn Srichaphan 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(5)
19. 13 February 2006 Buenos Aires, Argentina (3) Clay Filippo Volandri 7–6(6), 6–4
20. 29 July 2007 Umag, Croatia (5) Clay Andrei Pavel 6–4, 6–2

Runner-ups (24)


Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam Tournaments (1)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (1)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (3)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (4)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (15)
Titles by Surface
Hard (12)
Grass (0)
Clay (12)
Carpet (0)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 6 May 1996 Munich, Germany Clay Slava Doseděl 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
2. 16 September 1996 Bucharest, Romania Clay Alberto Berasategui 6–1, 7–6(5)
3. 13 January 1997 Sydney, Australia Hard Tim Henman 6–3, 6–1
4. 27 January 1997 Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia Hard Pete Sampras 6–2, 6–3, 6–3
5. 4 August 1997 Amsterdam, Netherlands Clay Slava Doseděl 7–6(4), 7–6(5), 6–7(4), 6–2
6. 18 August 1997 Indianapolis, USA Hard Jonas Bjorkman 6–3, 7–6(3)
7. 15 September 1997 Bournemouth, UK Clay Felix Mantilla 6–2, 6–2
8. 5 October 1998 Majorca, Spain Clay Gustavo Kuerten 6–7(5), 6–2, 6–3
9. 30 November 1998 ATP Championships, Hanover, Germany Hard Alex Corretja 3–6, 3–6, 7–5, 6–3, 7–5
10. 8 March 1999 Indian Wells, USA Hard Mark Philippoussis 5–7, 6–4, 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
11. 23 April 2000 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Alex Corretja 6–3, 6–2
12. 30 April 2001 Barcelona, Spain Clay Juan Carlos Ferrero 4–6, 7–5, 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
13. 22 April 2002 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Juan Carlos Ferrero 7–5, 6–3, 6–4
14. 30 September 2002 Hong Kong, China Hard Juan Carlos Ferrero 6–3, 1–6, 7–6(4)
15. 31 March 2003 Miami, USA Hard Andre Agassi 6–3, 6–3
16. 13 October 2003 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Roger Federer 6–3, 6–3, 6–3
17. 19 January 2004 Sydney, Australia (2) Hard Lleyton Hewitt 4–3 ret.
18. 30 September 2004 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Guillermo Coria 6–4, 6–1
19. 1 August 2005 Umag, Croatia Clay Guillermo Coria 6–2, 4–6, 6–2
20. 9 January 2006 Chennai, India Hard Ivan Ljubicic 7–6(6), 6–2
21. 15 January 2007 Sydney, Australia (3) Hard James Blake 6–3, 5–7, 6–1
22. 5 March 2007 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Juan Ignacio Chela 6–3, 7–6(2)
23. 17 February 2008 Costa do Sauipe, Brazil Clay Nicolas Almagro 7–6(4), 3–6, 7–5
24. 14 September 2008 Bucharest, Romania (2) Clay Gilles Simon 6–3, 6–4

Team titles

2004 – Davis Cup winner with Spain

Singles Performance timeline


Terms to know
SR the ratio of the number of singles tournaments
won to the number of those tournaments played
W-L player's Win-Loss record
Performance Table Legend
NH tournament not held in that calendar year A did not participate in the tournament
LQ lost in qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(RR = round robin)
QF advanced to but not past the quarterfinals SF advanced to but not past the semifinals
F advanced to the final, tournament runner-up W won the tournament
NMS means an event that was not an ATP Masters Series tournament.
NM1 means an event that was not an ATP Masters 1000 tournament.

Tournament 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Australian Open A A 1R F 2R 1R A QF 2R 2R A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R
French Open A A 2R 2R W 4R 1R 2R 3R QF QF 4R 3R QF 1R A A
Wimbledon A A 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R A A 4R A A 1R A A A
US Open A A 2R 1R SF 2R 4R 3R 2R 4R 3R 2R 3R QF 2R A A
Grand Slam Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 2–4 8–4 14–3 5–4 3–3 8–4 4–3 8–3 9–3 4–3 4–3 8–4 1–3 0–1 0–1
Tennis Masters Cup A A A SF F A A A SF RR RR A A A A A  
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Masters A A A 2R 3R F 1R 2R 1R 3R 2R QF 2R 4R 3R A 2R
Miami Masters A A A 2R 2R 4R 2R 4R 2R F QF 3R 3R 2R 3R A A
Monte Carlo Masters A A 3R SF W QF 2R 2R F SF SF 1R 1R 1R 1R A A
Rome Masters A A 3R 3R 3R 3R 2R 1R QF 3R W 1R 1R 1R 1R A A
Madrid Masters A A 1R 1R 1R A 1R 1R 3R 3R A 2R 1R 2R 1R A 1R
Canada Masters A A A A A A A 2R 2R 1R 3R 1R 3R 1R 1R A A
Cincinnati Masters A A A A 1R 1R 2R 2R W 1R QF 3R 1R QF QF A A
Shanghai Masters Not ATP Masters Series Not Held Not ATP Masters Series A  
Paris Masters A A 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R SF A A A A 2R A A  
Hamburg Masters A A 3R 1R 1R SF 1R 1R 2R 2R QF A 1R SF QF NM1
ATP Tournaments Won 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 4 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 0
Year End Ranking 347 61 28 7 5 22 41 19 5 7 5 31 43 17 42 446  

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